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[movies]Harriet Bonfeld 28october2010 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Christa)
Harriet Bonfeld, educator, is the daughter of the late Leon Feinberg, Yiddish poet, author of many books, and regional editor for the Yiddish newspaper Der Tog. Harriet speaks briefly of her father’s background growing up outside of Odessa (the same town as Marc Chagall). She remembers that her father liked to talk about his parents and grandparents, who were wealthy in Russia before the Bolshevik Revolution...
Keywords: Wexler Oral History Project; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center
Downloads: 45
[movies]Sara Kruzansky 12June2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Yoshi)
Sara Kruzansky, teacher of Jewish History, grew up in Chicago. Her parents, from a shtetl and a village in Poland, met in Warsaw, where they were married before her father moved to the U.S. at age 20 to avoid being drafted into the tsarist Russian army. He participated in the Gaviston movement, a push to move Jewish immigrants to places other than New York City. After a few years in various cities in the Midwest, her father, shoemaker by trade, followed the garment industry to Chicago...
Keywords: Chicago; Poland; Ukraine; Rumania; Russia; Warsaw; New York City; Danbury; CT; Roosevelt; Ben-Gurion; American Jewish Committee?; YIVO; 1930s; 1940s; 1970s; Sara Kruzansky; Advice; Favorite Yiddish word; Family history and stories re. ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language (feelings of/about; meaning; descriptions of); Yiddish learning; Immigration; Migration; and place; Music; Radio; Press; Literature; Career and Professional Life; Holocaust; World War Two; Education; Religion and ritual; Family traditions; Jewish holidays; Israel; Eastern Europe; United States; Canada; Food and culinary traditions; Transmission (intergenerational; cultural; social... parenting); Roots/heritage; Jewish community (descriptions of place and social dynamics in a particular time); Shtetl; Assimilation; Travel; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 32
[movies]Paul Charette 1May2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Christa)
Paul Charette was interviewed by Allie Brudney on May 1, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Paul Charette Oral History Interview, interviewed by Allie Brudney, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, May 1, 2012...
Keywords: Advice; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Career and Professional Life; Education; Religion and ritual; Family traditions; Jewish holidays; Israel; United States; Transmission; Roots/heritage; Jewish community; Paul Charette; Southampton; Amherst; Holyoke; Great Barrington; MA; Massachusetts; TX; Texas; Bloomington; IN; Indiana; Jewish Community of Amherst; JCA; Sons of Zion; 2000s; Orthodoz; Reconstructionist; Conservative; Catholic; Protestant; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 11
[audio]David Bergelson - Arum vokzal (At the Depot) - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; David Bergelson; Yiddish
Downloads: 34
[audio]Isaac Leib Peretz - Folkstimlekhe geshikhtn - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Isaac Leib Peretz; Yiddish
Downloads: 25
[audio]The Pin: A Yiddish language film - Yiddish Book Center
Naomi Jaye, director of "The Pin," shares the story behind this Yiddish-language film about two young people who experience love and loss while in hiding during World War II. The Pin (2013) is the first Yiddish-language film (with English subtitles) to be shot in Canada, and the second in North America in over 70 years. Episode 072 November 7, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: The Pin; Naomi Jaye; Yiddish film; Tune in!
Downloads: 5
[audio]"Jumping with Tongue Sticking Out" - Yiddish Book Center
"Jumping with Tongue Sticking Out", from Joseph Achron's 20-Movement "Children's Suite" for string quartet, clarinet, and piano. Despite the silly title, the music is based on Torah tropes. Performed by Sam Zerin.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Joseph Achron; Sam Zerin; Yiddish
Downloads: 20
[audio]Emanuel Ringelblum and the Oneg Shabes archive - Yiddish Book Center
Samuel Kassow on history as a form of cultural resistance in the Warsaw ghetto. Presented at the National Yiddish Book Center as the 2003 Melinda Rosenblatt Memorial Lecture. Please see the accompanying article "A Stone Under History's Wheel" in the Fall 2003 issue of Pakn Treger.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Samuel Kassow; Warsaw ghetto; Discovery Project; Yiddish history
Downloads: 40
[audio]Mayn Vayb Kumt Bald Arayn - Yiddish Book Center
Ben Gailing
Keywords: discovery project; Yiddish Book Center; Ben Gailing; Yiddish
Downloads: 18
[audio]Nancy Sherman on WFCR - Yiddish Book Center
Susan Kaplan interviews Nancy Sherman about Yizkor books for WFCR, the NPR station in Amherst, MA.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Nancy Sherman; Book Rescue; Yiddish
Downloads: 14
[audio]Leyke Post Carey sings "Yiddish Redt Zikh Azoy Sheyn" - Yiddish Book Center
Leyke Post Carey sings "Yiddish Redt Zikh Azoy Sheyn". Yiddish redt zikh azoy sheyn (Yiddish Has Such a Lovely Sound). Everything sound best - if you say it in Yiddish!
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Leyke Post Carrey; Theatre; Yiddish
Downloads: 30
[audio]Tori Avey on making the perfect Latke - Yiddish Book Center
Tori Avey visits with us to talk about Jewish food and to share tips on making the perfect latke. A convert to Judaism, Tori is a "culinary anthropologist" and author of the award-winning "The Shiksa in the Kitchen", a food blog about Jewish cuisine. Episode 50 December 11, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Tori Avey; Jewish food; The Shiksa in the Kitchen; Yiddish Book Center
Downloads: 9
[audio]To My Children - Yiddish Book Center
Listen to Sonia Victor's son, Arthur, read one of her last poems, dedicated to her children and grandchildren.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sonia Victor; Yiddish; Discovery Project
Downloads: 24
[audio]Dos mayse-bukh fun mayn lebn/Mayn leksikon? - Yiddish Book Center
Dos mayse-bukh fun mayn lebn/Mayn leksikon? The Story Book of My Life/My Biographical Dictionary by Melekh Ravitch Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Melekh Ravitch; Yiddish
Downloads: 23
[audio]A lidele mit a ber - Yiddish Book Center
Jean Korim Shultz and her niece Harriet Jerusha Korim sing a little-known Yiddish Lullaby about a bear.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Jean Korim Shultz; Yiddish lullaby; Yiddish
Downloads: 30
[audio]Gailing's story about his mother - Yiddish Book Center
In a 1991 oral history session with Hankus Netsky, Ben Gailing tells the story of his mother's first visit to the Yiddish theatre to see him perform with Maurice Schwartz' Troupe.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Ben Gailing; Yiddish; Discovery Project
Downloads: 18
[audio]Everyday Jews by Yehoshue Perl - Yiddish Book Center
The Yiddish text and English translation appear in the Spring 2006 issue of Pakn Treger.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Yehoshue Perl; Discovery Project; Yiddish
Downloads: 24
[audio]Fun Yorid - Yiddish Book Center
Hear a recording of Aaron Kriwitzky reading his poem, fun yorid, from an interview in 1972.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Aaron Kriwitsky; Yiddish
Downloads: 16
[audio]In a Kleyner Shtibele - Yiddish Book Center
Joseph Achron's setting for voice and piano of the Yiddish folk-song "In a kleyner shtibele" - "the tone painting and structure are fabulous, as tiny a piece as this is." Performed by Sam Zerin.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Joseph Achron; Sam Zerin
Downloads: 25
[audio]Beryl Izyk by Sholem Aleichem - Yiddish Book Center
Translated by Curt Leviant.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sholem Aleichem; Yiddish Short Stories; Discovery Project
Downloads: 46
[audio]Love Offering - Yiddish Book Center
"Love Offering", a very personal piece (with no overt Jewish content) written within a year of his marriage and dedicated to his bride. Composed by Joseph Achron and performed by Sam Zerin.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Joseph Achron; Sam Zerin; Yiddish
Downloads: 11
[audio]Tango by Ben Barsh - Yiddish Book Center
Stella Rudolph playing "Tango by Ben Barsh"
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Stella Rudolph; Yiddish; Ben Barsh
Downloads: 43
[audio]Mayn Tayere - Yiddish Book Center
Stella Rudolph playing "Mayn Tayere"
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Stella Rudolph; Yiddish
Downloads: 25
[audio]Dray matones un andere dertseylungen - Yiddish Book Center
Dray matones un andere dertseylungen - by Isaac Leib Peretz. Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Isaac Leib Peretz; Yiddish
Downloads: 23
[audio]"Shmuglers" by Ozer Varshavski - Yiddish Book Center
Selections from the Yiddish novel. The Yiddish text and English translation appear in the Spring 2004 issue of Pakn Treger.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Ozer Varshavski; Short Stories; Translation; Yiddish
Downloads: 40
[audio]Israel Joshua Singer - Di brider Ashkenazi - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Joshua Singer; Yiddish
Downloads: 41
[movies]Haim Gunner 12may2010 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Christa)
Haim is an eloquent, sharp man, who tells of growing up in Ottawa, Canada, a town divided between French and British factions, amidst blatant anti-semitism. He talks of his involvement in a socialist Zionist youth movement, which led him to agricultural college, NYC (where he edited the youth movement's publication), and finally to found a kibbutz in Sasa, Israel. He lived in Israel from 1947-1956, then returned to North America, where he eventually became a professor of Environmental Science at...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project
Downloads: 182
[audio]A nign from Rabbi Shapiro - Yiddish Book Center
The son of the Bershter rebe (a prominent Hassidic leader) and a composer of many nigunim. Rabbi Shapiro was staying with the Hollenders when the Germans took over Beregszasz, and he travelled with them on the same train to Auschwitz, where he was killed by the Nazis.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; nign; Yiddish; Rabbi Shapiro; discovery project
Downloads: 25
[audio]Joseph Opatoshu - Roman fun a ferd ganev (Romance of a Horse Thief) - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Joseph Opatoshu; Yiddish
Downloads: 27
[audio]The Pin: A Yiddish language film - Yiddish Book Center
Naomi Jaye, director of "The Pin," shares the story behind this Yiddish-language film about two young people who experience love and loss while in hiding during World War II. The Pin (2013) is the first Yiddish-language film (with English subtitles) to be shot in Canada, and the second in North America in over 70 years. Episode 072 November 7, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: The Pin; Naomi Jaye; Yiddish film; Tune in!
Downloads: 12
[movies]Frances Morrill Schlitt 10dec2010 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center
Frances Morrill Schlitt is a retired social worker originally from Auburn, Maine. She is the mother of a 2010-2011 Yiddish Book Center Fellow, David Schlitt. Frances' mother was an immigrant to the United States from Ponovitch, Lithuania, while her father came from outside Ponovitch. They met and married in the United States. Frances remembers thinking her mother was illiterate, but after she died Frances realized she could read and write (in addition to speak, of course) Yiddish...
Keywords: Jewish Immigrants; Jewish Day School; Jewish Calendar; Lithuania; Ponovitch; Jewish Ritual; Judaism; Shabbat; Jews of Newton; Jews of Brookline; Jews of Dorchester; Jews of Boston; Social Work; Women's Issues; Kibbutz; Israel; J Street; Gender Equality; Brandeis University; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project
Downloads: 56
[movies]Assaf Talmudi 24August2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Allie)
Assaf Talmudi begins the interview describing his family’s lineage: His paternal grandmother and grandfather and his maternal grandfather were from Poland, and his maternal grandmother was from Holland. Assaf details how each of his grandparents made their way to Israel, which illuminates interesting historical migrations through Poland, Russia, and Africa as well as migrations directly from Poland to Israel...
Keywords: Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language (feelings of/about; meaning; descriptions of); Yiddish revival and activism; Music; Career and Professional Life; Israel; Zionism; Eastern Europe; Canada; Politics and political movements; Transmission (intergenerational; cultural; social... parenting); Roots/heritage; Tel Aviv; KlezKanada; Oy Division; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project
Downloads: 66
[audio]Listen to Berditchever Sher - Yiddish Book Center
The Discovery Project - Collecting Bessarabian Klezmer and More
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Discovery Project; Yiddish
Downloads: 46
[audio]Isaac Meir Weissenberg - A shtetl (A Town) - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Isaac Meir Weissenberg; Yiddish
Downloads: 30
[audio]Leyke Post Carrey - "Purim" - Yiddish Book Center
Leyke Post Carrey, Boston's Yiddish Diva. A swinging song about one of the happiest Jewish holidays by Boston’s legendary Yiddish theatre composer, Rueben Ossofsky (heard here on piano)
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Leyke Post Carrey; Theatre; Yiddish; Discovery Project
Downloads: 26
[audio]Bak on Sutzkever - Yiddish Book Center
Painter Samuel Bak in conversation with Elizabeth Pols, speaking about his relationship with poet Abraham Sutzkever.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Samuel Bak; Yiddish; Abraham Sutzkever; discovery project
Downloads: 35
[movies]Nora Gerard 12october2010 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center
Nora Gerard, Program Director at the Yiddish Book Center, discusses her career, family and the Jewish intersections throughout her life. Sharing her experiences just starting out in television as a typist for a soap opera and eventually working her way up to directing for CBS News in New York, she explains what her career experiences have meant to her thus far. Gerard also details her involvement with the community in Springfield through developing the Holocaust Center and Springfield Community ...
Keywords: Yiddish; CBS News; Belarus; Family Tree; Springfield; Holocaust Center in Springfield; Jewish Americans; Wexler Oral History Project; Jewish Day School; Documentary; Yiddish Music; Klezmer; Yiddish Book Center; Brooklyn; Suburbs; Family; Language; Springfield Community Music Center; Community Work; Jewish Summer Camp
Downloads: 67
[audio]Miami Beach Rhumba - Yiddish Book Center
Stella Rudolph playing "Miami Beach Rhumba"
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Stella Rudolph; Yiddish
Downloads: 35
[movies]Lili Bermant 10nov2010 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Christa)
Lili Bermant is an 83-year-old widow from Antwerp, Belgium, who most recently lived in Amherst, Massachusetts. This was her second interview with the Wexler Oral History Project. In the first interview, Lili talked mostly about her early years: growing up in Belgium and her escape to the United States via France, Spain, and Cuba. This second interview started with her move to the United States in December 1945...
Keywords: Family history and stories re. ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Religion and ritual; Family traditions; United States; Canada; Travel; Jewish community (descriptions of place and social dynamics in a particular time); Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project
Downloads: 90
[movies]Deirdre Hirschtritt 19July2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Yoshi)
Deirdre Hirschtritt was interviewed by Pauline Katz on July 19, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Deirdre Hirschtritt Oral History Interview, interviewed by Pauline Katz, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, July 19, 2011...
Keywords: Deirdre Hirschtritt; Orthodox; New York State; New York City; NYC; New Rochelle NY; Camp Ramah; Schechter; University of Wisconsin; Multiculturalism; Steiner Summer Program; Margaret Sanger; Paper Bridge; Dybbuk; Deirdre Hirschtritt; Orthodox; New York State; New York City; NYC; New Rochelle NY; Camp Ramah; Schechter; University of Wisconsin; Multiculturalism; Steiner Summer Program; Margaret Sanger; Paper Bridge; Dybbuk
Downloads: 11
[movies]Bracha Weingrod 23nov2010 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center
Bracha Weingrod grew up in Winnipeg, Canada surrounded by Yiddish and the many Yiddish communities that made Winnipeg the city it was. She was trained as a Yiddish teacher by the Workmen's Circle. She was a part of Young Judea and was an activist for Israel, which is how she met her husband. After the 1973 war, they moved their family to Israel where she worked in education, specifically for the Dyslexic...
Keywords: Yiddish Press; Immigration; Israel; Childhood; Career and Professional Life; Yiddish Language; Yiddish Learning; Yiddish Translation; Yiddish Cook Book; Yiddish Cooking; Family Traditions; Jewish Communities of Winnipeg Canada; Food and Culinary Traditions; Roots/Heritage; National Yiddish Book Center; Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project
Downloads: 61
[movies]Hankus Netsky 8July2010 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center
Hankus Netsky, musician, folklorist, ethnomusicologist, and Chair of Contemporary Improvisation at the New England Conservatory in Boston, was interviewed by Nora Feinstein on July 8, 2010 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts. Hankus was born in 1955 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and grew up there in the middle-class Mt. Airy neighborhood. His father’s family immigrated from Podolia, Ukraine, and his mother’s family came from Kishinev in what is now Moldova...
Keywords: Klezmer Conservatory Band; Jews of Philadelphia; Jews of Boston; Jewish Education; Brecht; Klezmer; Klezmer Revival; Jewish Musical Education; Israel; Jewish Identity; Hebrew; Yiddish; Yiddish Book Center
Downloads: 95
[movies]Ron Finegold 14Dec2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Lily)
Ron Finegold, audio recording engineer and curator of notable recordings at Montreal's Jewish Public Library, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on December 13, 2011 at the Jewish Public Library in Montreal, Quebec. Ron's father's side of the family came to Montreal as a group through the Jewish Colonization Program in South America. Ron's mother was born in 1896, and lived in Płoskirów, now known as Khmelnytskyi, in modern-day Ukraine, from 1914-1921...
Keywords: Advice; Family history and stories re. ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish learning; Other Jewish languages; Literature; Career and Professional Life; Education; Religion and ritual; Jewish holidays; Canada; Transmission (intergenerational, cultural, social... parenting); Roots/heritage; Jewish community (descriptions of place and social dynamics in a particular time); Family history; stories about ancestors; Hebrew; Other languages; Jewish community; Yiddish language; Yiddish revival and activism; Immigration; Migration; Press; Radio; Poetry; Ethnography; Jewish professions; Family traditions; Eastern Europe; Food and culinary traditions; Transmission; Rural; Urban; Assimilation; Jewish International Aid Society; JIAS; Montreal Jewish Public Library; JPL; Jewish Public Library; BPJPL; Park Avenue; Montreal; Laurier & Park; Parc Laurier; Parc Sir-Wilfrid-Laurier; Płoskirów; Khmelnytskyi; Ukraine; Côte Saint-Luc; Le Chamulet Lavalle; Snowden; Irving Layton; Saul Bellow; Bernard Malamud; A.M. Klein; Samuel Bronfman; Sholom Schwartzbard; Menahem Mendel Beilis; Symon Petliura; Abraham Joshua Heschel; Jewish Colonization Organization; JCO; Talmud Torah Day School; George Williams College; McGill University; Congregation Chevra Kadisha B'nai Jacob; The Chevra; B'nai Yacob; Nusach Ha'ari; Ahavath Shalom; Jewish Daily Forward; Kanader Odler; Jewish Agricultural and Industrial Aid Society; JAIAS; Seagram's Distillery; YIVO Institute for Jewish Research; YIVO; Freemasons; Freemasonry; 1890s; 1900s; 1910s; 1920s; 1930s; 1940s; 1950s; 1960s; 1970s; 1980s; 1990s; 2000s; 2010s; Orthodoxy; Hasidism; Chasidism; Humanistic; Yiddishkeit; Conservative; Reform; Kibbutz
Downloads: 45
[audio]"Zelmenyaner" by Moshe Kulbak - Yiddish Book Center
Selections from Kulbak's novel read in Yiddish. The Yiddish text and English translation appear in the Fall 2003 issue of Pakn Treger.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Moshe Kulback; Yiddish; Translation
Downloads: 51
[audio]Mayn tatn's beys-din shtub - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Yiddish
Downloads: 18
[audio]Rabbi Shapiro - Yiddish Book Center
Listen to a nign (wordless melody), from Rabbi Shapiro, the son of the Bershter rebe (a prominent Hassidic leader) and a composer of many nigunim. Rabbi Shapiro was staying with the Hollenders when the Germans took over Beregszasz, and he travelled with them on the same train to Auschwitz, where he was killed by the Nazis.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Rabbi Shapiro; Discovery Project; Nign; Yiddish
Downloads: 22
[audio]A story about the rebe's daughter's marriage - Yiddish Book Center
Jean Korim Shultz tells a story from her childhood in Dabeik.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Jean Korim Shultz; Dabeik; Yiddish
Downloads: 24
[movies]Lyber Katz 29nov2010 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center
Lyber Katz is the grandfather of Pauline Katz, a 2010-2011 fellow at the Yiddish Book Center. Lyber moved from New York City to Moscow at age 4½ and lived there for ten years. He commented on the exceptional education he received there and the climate of anti-anti-Semitism he encountered - that is, anti-Semitism was strictly punished. He spoke about visiting cousins in a shtetl in Tolochin, Belarus, and what life was like there...
Keywords: National Yiddish Book Center; Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; Freiheit; Communism; Russia; Ukraine; Poetry; Pogroms; Europe Pre-WWII; Immigration; Politics; Family History and Stories; Yiddish Language; Migration and Place; Political Movements; Shtetl; Anti-Semitism; Belarus
Downloads: 76
[movies]Elaine Katz 29nov2010 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center
Elaine Katz, a Hartford Connecticut native, was raised in a secular Jewish home with Yiddish-speaking parents. Her father was from Eastern Europe, from a religious family, but he broke from their example and announced his secular Jewish identity. He was a builder. Her mother was from Egypt and attended the French and Jewish Alliance Israelite Universelle schools there. She worked in fashion retail when she was in Egypt, and when she came to the United States, the family meeting her at the port h...
Keywords: National Yiddish Book Center; Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; Secular Jews; Jews of Hartford Connecticut; New York City; Secular Jewish Camp; Ohio State University; Hillel; Jewish Young Fraternalists (JYF); Yiddish Shmooze Group
Downloads: 82
[audio]Lakhn iz Gezunt - Sholem Aleichem - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish
Downloads: 27
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